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CBS
Oct 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
in a few minutes. back to you. >>> romney says he has a five- point plan. he doesn't have a five-point plan. he has a one-point plan. >> why am i lowering taxes? because itself last four years they've been buried. mr. president, have you looked at your pension. >> i don't look at my pension. it's not as big as yours so doesn't take as long. >> i care about a hundred percent of the american people. i want a hundred percent of the american people to have a bright and prosperous people. >> when he said behind corrode doors that -- behind closed doors that 47% of the country considered themselves victims, who refused personal responsibility, think about who he was talking about. >> some moments from last night's presidential debate. president obama and mitt romney ramped up the tension in the second debate. the. is said to have a sharper and more energetic performance than the heavily criticized one in the first debate. meanwhile romney main tabled the kind of methodical approach he used in the first debate. >>> here with me is kathi. people wanted to see if he could meet the challenge better t
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
of the hot topics between president obama and governor mitt romney health care and medicare. >> indeed. kristin fisher tracking the debate for us this morning. she's live in the satellite center trying to break it all down. these are complex issues. >> reporter: good morning. this debate was so focused on the economy that it took the candidates 45 minutes before they ever mentioned the words health care. but when they did, it was certainly one ever the more memorable exchanges of the night. lively exchanges of the night. at one point mitt romney told the president point blank that if elected, he would repeal his health care law to which the president responded by saying, but we've seen this model work really well in massachusetts. here's part of that exchange. >> i want to take the $716 billion you've cut it and put it back into medicare. by the way, we can include a prescription program. but the idea of cutting $716 billion from medicare to be able to balance the additional cost of obama care is in my opinion a mistake. with regards to young people coming along, i've got proposals to
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
actually at 6:11. back to you. >> thank you. >>> president barack obama and governor mitt romney wrapped up the last of a series of campaign debates last night at lynn university in boca raton, florida. >> this time the focus foreign policy. mitt romney tried to convince americans the president has been strong -- hasn't been a strong enough leader on the world stage. the president used his time to tick off his accomplishments one by one. >> kristin fisher is live from our satellite center with a look at how the night went for each candidate. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning. no clear winner out of this third and final debate. instant polls from both cbs and cnn did give president obama a slight edge but mitt romney held his own. no major gaffes even though foreign policy the subject matter of this third and final debate is not his strong suit. that's widely regarded as his big weak spot. i want you to take a look at the video as the two campaign dates walked out. -- candidates walked out. they are all smiles but this was another very heated debate. the most memorable line, t
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
romney both campaigning in the swing states, but let's hear how their surrogates did on sunday talk shows, next. >> keep it here, you are watching 9news now. >>> here's a quick look at some of the things closed on there columbus day holiday. dc parking is free, no meter enforcement, trash and recycling, resumes tomorrow. >> schools and libraries are also closed today. join us and send your message of support to our wounded warriors at uso.org. the uso. until every one comes home. >>> back. we are following breaking news out of silver spring maryland. there has been a police involved shooting. montgomery county police responded to a home of a man who is making threats. >> kristen fisher joins us live from the scene with the very latest. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. it is a very active crime subpoena as montgomery county police continue to investigate what happened at the same time as the suspect as a suspect who was shot by police is fighting for his life. this investigation is continuing. you can see exactly what is happening. i just got off the phone with captain paul
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
obama at george mason university in fairfax. mitt romney in abingdon, virginia. as susan mcginnis reports romney is now talking about a topic which never came up at wednesday night's debate. >> reporter: mitt romney now says he was wrong when he said 47% of americans feel entitled to government handouts and don't take responsibility for their lives. he previously called his comment inelegant but defended it. however, last night, romney told fox news -- >> reporter: romney's solid debate performance gave him a new spark on the campaign trail. before an estimated 10,000 people in virginia, he kept up his attacks on the president. >> what you didn't hear last night from the president is why it is the next four years are going to possibly be better than the last four years. >> reporter: the obama campaign admits it needs a change in strategy for the next two debates. president obama held back from attacking romney during the debate but that changed when he returned to the campaign trail. >> i almost got to watch out. >> reporter: the president attacked romney's plan to cut subsi
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
:-- coming up at 6:11. >>> live from new york it's -- thursday night. yes, president obama and mitt romney went back and forth with some zingers last night at the annual al smith fundraiser in new york city. >> today both candidates bring the battle to the commonwealth. >> kristin fisher is live from the satellite center with more on the race for the white house. 17 days until election day kristin? >> reporter: wow, hard to believe and hard to believe it was just two nights ago that we wahed these two men go at it in one of the most heated debates in modern presidential history. and they'll be back at it again today. president obama will be at george mason university in fairfax. mitt romney in abingdon, virginia. but last night they were friendly. funny, mitt romney made fun of his stiff public persona. while the president poked at hiss poor performance during the first debate. yes, i think this is what voters want to see a bit more of right? now, this dinner, the al smith dinner, it's been a tradition for presidential candidates ever since world war ii. the fancy affair in midtown, manhat
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am EDT
are not involved in those security decisions. >>> tonight president obama and mitt romney square off for the second of three debates. romney's performance in the first debate helped him surge in the polls. this time president obama is promising a more spirited role. round two of the debates is a town hall format. it will take place at hofstra university. students are excited about the chance to get to ask the president and the republican nominee some questions. mitt romney won the coin toss so he's going to get the first question of the night. andrea? >> jessica, the swing states continue to be the focus of both candidates. the latest "u.s.a. today" gallop poll of swing states shows governor romney has a slight lead over president obama among all likely voters. among registered voters in swing states, the president still has the edge. and when it comes to likely women voters, president obama has a very slight lead but it's governor romney the lead whether it comes to likely male voters. the margin of error is plus or minus 4% so this is still a statistical tie. as we've been saying, there is a lot
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
cuts. look, folks, we've seen this movie before. >> a romney spokeswoman says she couldn't agree more. she agrees the president's policies have, quote, buried the middle class. congressman paul ryan hit the campaign trail in iowa tuesday. his stump speech focused on the economy and in an interview with a local tv station, ryan talked about what he called the unraveling of the obama administration's foreign policy. >> iran closer to a nuclear weapon, the russians are thwarting us every step of the world. people around the world sense america is weakening. when we project weakness abroad through the qirve indication of this administration, through the devastating defense cuts they're proposing, that means our enemies, our adversaries become more brazen. they're more willing to test us. >> congressman ryan also called the white house response to the consulate attack in libya, quote, slow and confused. >>> millions of americans will watch tonight's debate by some estimates maybe 50 million. it's in denver again at 9:00. it's just about one in five voters though who might be changing their
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
while the republicans are hoping paul ryan will continue the momentum mitt romney created in his campaign they got after the debate last week. >> joe biden has been on the stage before. he's been on the big stages. it's my first time, but what he can't run from is president obama's indefensible record. they're just offering more of the same [ inaudible ] >> the latest gallop poll shows mitt romney is ahead of president obama. >>> our partners from "u.s.a. today" will be fact checking what biden and ryan said just as they did during the presidential debate. joining me is one of the members of fact checking team paul singer. paul, good to you have here with us. we see the poll numbers 49% to 47%. this time in favor of governor romney. debates are really making a difference. the president's flat performance has changed things. what does joe biden have to do to turn things around? what does paul ryan have to do to keep things going? >> the question is whether joe biden can turn things around. the polls have moved in romney's favor. i think biden clearly wants to again make the differ
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
hiked as game changers but even last month the obama advisors were saying they expect mitt romney to get a big boost from the media and in the polls after wednesday night. is that what we should expect to see? >> it's amazing how both sides can fall over each other to say nice things about each other right before the debate. i think the one and only time they'll say anything nice about each other. it's an interesting situation, for mitt romney, this debate is very important. he does need a game change. he's behind. there's time but time is running out so he needs to reverse momentum. for president obama, he needs to keep the momentum going. he wants to keep romney on the defense and that's what he's going to look to accomplish with the debate. >> it's going to be very tough. we're talking about the economy and the president has to answer that infamous question are we better off today than four years ago. seems like his advisors have even had problems answering that question. >> yeah. but at the same time he's definitely i think sort of turned the question into well, yes, we aren't better
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
off tomorrow night. republican mitt romney is coming off what is widely considered a big win in the first debate. >> astaire a mergener reports, -- tara mergener reports, president obama is looking to make changes for this one. >> reporter: president obama took a brief break from debate prep to visit a campaign office in virginia. the president has been hold up at a williamsburg, virginia resort studying and this time aides say things will be different. prior to the first debate in denver, the president held a campaign rally and took a field trip to hoover dam. when asked how his preparations were coming along? >> it's a drag. they're making me do my homework. >> reporter: but he had a different answer when asked the same question on sunday. >> it is going great. >> reporter: the obama campaign says president obama knows he has to do better this time. >> nobody is a harsher critic than the president is of himself. he viewed the tape. i think he's going to make some adjustments on tuesday. you know, i'm not going to get into detail about strategic changes that he might make, b
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
mergener reports, voters in ohio will probably decide who wins. >> reporter: mitt romney and his supporters have a new message for president obama. romney has three more campaign stops in ohio today for a very good reason. no republican has won the presidency without carrying ohio. >> i want you to go out there and find someone who voted for barack obama and get him to come join our team. >> reporter: romney's ohio poll numbers are surging as more voters are connecting. >> this country is a country of equal opportunity. i think that everybody has an equal chance to succeed and i think romney kind of is for that. >> reporter: president obama is back in washington today. his election staff is still in ohio. the obama campaign has 1 ten field offices -- 120 field offices spread across the pivotal state. in columbus the president reminded voters which candidate supported the industry bailout. >> we invented a dying auto industry that supports one in eight ohio jobs and has come roaring back to the top of the world. >> reporter: ohio senior citizen bill todd believes the president has earned ano
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> in campaign 2012, a new poll is out and it shows mitt romney is ahead in the race for president following last week's debate. according to the research center, 49% of likely voters favor romney while only 45% like president obama. just last month romney trailed obama by nine points. now he's pulled ahead. governor romney told cadets at the virginia military institute he'll strengthen america's defense as commander in chief. he says president obama has failed to lead on the world stage, especially in the middle east. >> it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. >> governor romney said he would work to stabilize the new governments in libya and egypt and help armed syrian rebels trying to overthrow the assad regime. voters favor president obama when it comes to foreign policy. >> we'll sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. >> neither of the presidential candidates nor their running mates served in the military. this is the first election where that's happened in 80 years. >>> 6:36 now. republican george allen and demo
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
romney retreated to their respective corners ever the election ring. romney promised supporters in virginia he plans to win the swing state. >> i think it's interesting with two presidential debates gone, the president still hasn't found an agenda for his second term. we have an agenda and our agenda will get this country working again. >> it was part of an effort to chip aware at northern virginia which leans strongly toward barack obama in -- leaned strongly toward barack obama in 2008. >> governor romney continues to run around talking about his five-point plan for the economy. wait, wait, wait. don't boo. vote. >> president obama also listed his achieves in the war on terror in a speech in athens, ohio. today he's heading to new hampshire with plans to talk about the economy. >>> the time right now is 6:06. i'm watching your money and in this half-hour, we're focusing on some positive local economic news. a hot neighborhood is getting even hotter. we're talking about adams morgan. here with us is the senior curator for gilt city d.c. and she joins us this morning. thank you
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
and that's exactly what mitt romney and i are proposing. >> reporter: after several heated exchanges, ryan insinuated that president obama's debate performance last week was motivating the vice president. >> i know you're under a lot of duress to make up lost ground. >> reporter: as for who won, it depends on who you ask. instant polls taken right after the debate are mixed. in a cbs news poll of uncommitted voters, 50% thought the vice president won. 31% sided for ryan and 19% called it a tie. 56% thought biden would be an effective president if necessary compared with 4 -9d -- with 49% for ryan. not surprisingly both sides claimed victory. mitt romney's campaign said biden seemed off balance and strange. the president's team said the debate exposed the risks of electing a romney-ryan ticket. the next presidential debate is tuesday. randall pinkston, cbs news, danville, kentucky. >>> ray locker is washington enterprise editor at "u.s.a. today." channel 9's sister publications. ray, you're part of the fact checking team we heard in randall's package there, the vice president saying not a s
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
between president obama and governor mitt romney. who is going to show up in the final showdown? joining me this morning is paul singer. thanks so much for coming in this morning. what kind of fireworks, if any, are we going to expect from tonight's final debate? and certainly we expect to see a very heated discussion over who's got the better plan for addressing u.s. challenges abroad. obama has a record of both successes and defeats over the past four years, so he will be playing defense. obviously a lot of discussion about iran, libya, particularly the death of our ambassador. >> in terms of iran, there was news over the weekend that the u.s. is potentially getting into one-on-one discussions about nuclear weapons in iran. how could that potentially play into this debate tonight? >> for any sitting president there is a bunch of stuff you don't really within to talk about. diplomacy goes on best behind closed doors. the republicans are accusing the administration of selectively leak thing material so they can say oh yes, we have a plan for iran and it depends on us winning the election
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
and mitt romney have canceled events for today. >>> we are back at 6:35. this is always the place to get your weather first. look at the surf again kicking up. that's in delaware. that's where kristen fisher has been located the last few days. >> that looks almost like a nice beach day. >> exactly. >> i have a question that's not exactly -- well, it's weather related. can you guess why more trees didn't come down? >> i think a lot of the leaves had come off of the trees north and eastful they can catch the wind but they get more resistance. >> did we have the drenching rain? that's what i was told. >> we had drenching rain. i just heard a report in saint mary's county, 8 and a half inchings. thank you for that. >> what about here in the city? >> about of inches of rain. we had record national. our draught is pretty much done. we got a 2.5 inch instead of 8 inch deficit. they are draught busters. >> a lot of the weak trees will come down over the last few storms. >> i can't recollects kind of thinking it out. >>> let's talk about the weather. it's still kind of nasty there. it's not dam
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
between romney and winchester and out toward southern garrett county. we've got temperatures which are way up for this time of year. we should be in the 30s and 40s normally culpeper 52. cumberland 54 degrees. 61 at the patuxent river naval air station. yeah, we've got a very mild air mass in place. as we look toward the east in tysons corner this morning, a neat looking sky. a little bit of light. partly cloudy conditions. temperature of 60 on the nose with calm winds and humidity 83%. so bigger picture, storm system, a little disturbance coming out of the ohio valley throwing some clouds our way. maybe just that isolated sprinkle this morning. but as we get through the middle of the day and afternoon, partly sunny conditions. a few more clouds in the mountains. highs in the low 80s. gieghts to be nice but the wind -- it's going to be nice but the winds will turn more to the northeast than east. that will bring in slightly cooler air. tomorrow 75. -- maybe only the mid 60s for friday. sandy is a much more dangerous storm and may cause some problems. it's almost a hurricane approaching jam
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